Critique - Judge: Mrs Phylllis Pollard (Grayrigge)


MPD(11 abs 2) A lovely class of youngsters, 1 and 2 hard to separate.

1 Ostman's Copper's Snowgrouse

Most appealing in head with lovely dome, dark eye and gentle expression, beautifully proportioned, good top line,particularly good rear angulation, very steady on the move and used his tail well.

2 Milligan-Bott and Bott's Thendara Commitment

Another well balanced boy, racy and elegant in outline, preferred expression of 1 but nonetheless has very pleasing head properties, long and lean with balance between skull and fore face, good angulation at shoulder and stifle, moved with drive once he settled.

PD(17 abs 1)

Another class of quality youngsters.j

1 Heron's Caskey's Maestro

Caught my eye as soon as he came into the ring, very sweet well balanced head, good finish to fore face, lovely reach of neck and shoulder placement, good fore chest, angulation just as it should be, nice finish to croup, presented in lovely bloom, BP.

2 Armstrong's Meadway Makenzey

Close up to winner,has great substance and bone, standing firm on straight pasterns, lovely fore chest and front angulation, pleasing head with good expression, lovely tight feet.

JD(9 abs1)

1 Milligan-Bott and Bott's Paris Match Thendara

Filled my eye, racy, elegant and well balanced, very attractive head with dark eye,lovely brow and cheeky expression, strong quarters which allowed him great drive, well finished croup, beautifully presented and handled.

2 Lucas' Shandwick Magic Moments via Amberlight

Another impressive youngster, just preferred head properties of 1 but this boy has a well balanced head with good expression, lovely deep fore chest with ribs reaching well back, good tailset and movement, shown in excellent condition.


1 Holley's Wynjill Well I am JW

A beautifully balanced young dog presented in gorgeous bloom, good parallel planes to his head and lovely square finish to his muzzle, top line flows from his good shoulder placement to his croup and quarters, hock to heel short and strong.

2 Sturrock's Forfarian I'm Sexy and I Know It JW

Not so finished as 1 but a handsome chap and one I have long admired, presents such a neat and unexaggerated outline, so soundly constructed and lovely effortless movement, appealing head, strong croup, good tailset and sits nicely into his quarters,

GD(11 abs1)

1 Naylor, Morrison and Greenan's Anlory Keltic Blue Sky JW

Moved like a dream as do so many from this kennel, not a heavily coated youngster but beautifully proportioned, nothing overdone about him, well balanced head with raised brow, dark eye, good finish to foreface, small well padded feet, well handled.

2 Gilks' Sutersett Mr Uppity

Presented in lovely bloom and impressive substance and bone, appealing head with good expression, great ribs and strong, nicely finished croup, moved soundly.

PGD(19 abs 2)

1 Mugford's Lark In The Dark JW

Eye catching dog who presents a picture of elegance and proportion, long lean head, quizzical expression, low set ears, well muscled neck, well laid shoulders flowing into gently sloping top line, good tail set and quarters.

2 Lucas' Kerryfair Gets Lucky Over Amberlight JW

A bigger boy than 1 but balanced throughout and presented in great bloom, he has a very pleasing head with dark correctly shaped eye, deep fore chest with ribs reaching well back, strong well muscled loin and nicely finished croup, short hock to heel.


1 Bouttell's Ixia Joseph JW

One I have long admired, elegant and typey, most appealing head with beautifully shaped dark eye, low set ears, lovely head planes and perfect balance between skull and foreface, balanced all through and well angulated, hock to heel short and strong, moved freely.

2 Cuddy's Sutersett Royal Ripple with Balbriggan

Unlucky to meet 1, a dog of excellent quality presented in beautiful coat and feathering,well shaped skull and good planes to his head, great substance and bone, deep fore chest and well ribbed, good angulation fore and aft, strong loin and quarters.


This class was so full of quality with several dogs I have admired going cardless.

1 Ostman's Int Ch Copper's Magiska Under

This was his day, a dog with so many of the qualities I look for in an Irish Setter, he is constructed on flowing lines with perfect balance, delightful head with dark melting eye and gentle expression, strong well arched neck, well laid back shoulders, quarters in harmony with front properties, he moved round the ring with effortless extension fore and aft using his tail as a setter should and looked equally impressive when free standing, my pleasure to award him the CC and BOB.

2 Edden and Crocker's Sh Ch Meadway Morrisey

Similar remarks apply to this lovely dog who also presents a picture of unexaggerated elegance. He has a beautifully balanced head, dark correctly shaped eye, wistful expression, low set ears, top line flows from shoulders to strong croup and quarters, used his tail well on the move, Res CC.


MPB(15 abs1)

1 Wilson's Copper's Snowqueen(Swed Imp) NAF

What a little poppet! A beautifully balanced babe, she has the sweetest of heads, raised brow, kindly expression and lovely square finish to her muzzle, one of the best movers on the day with her gently lashing tail, such a pleasure to watch, wanted to take her home!

2 Hillocks' Jonola Magic Moment

Another most appealing youngster, close up to 1, racier than my winner, I elegant in outline, excellent rear angulation, short hock to heel, good head with lovely dome, good brow, low set ears, moved with animation.

PB(13 abs2)

1 Driver's Caskey's Mystique at Stearnwood

Mature puppy of lovely type who gave her handler a hard time! Very nice head, raised brow and soft dark eye, good depth of forechest for one so young, well balanced and angulated throughout, moved soundly.

2 King's Kirkavagh Zenyatta

Close up to 1, an elegant racey girl presented in good bloom and feathering, wistful kindly expression, good neck and shoulder placement, gently flowing topline, good angulation fore and aft.

JB(12 abs 2)

1Ciechonska's Aoibheanne's Rough N'Tumble

Preferred the head on 2 but this is a beautifully proportioned bitch and just had the edge on maturity, long lean head with raised brow and good expression, good angulation, flowing topline, short hock to heel and nice finish to croup.

2 Ostman's Copper's Roses All Over

Beautiful head,lovely dome, expressive eye and good finish to muzzle, not a big girl but so well proportioned and lovely clean outline, good bone and excellent feet.

YB(12) Another class where I wanted two red cards.

1 Sturrock's Forfarian Hey Sexy Lady JW

Neat little bitch with clean unexaggerated outline, she is so well balanced and her sound construction is obvious on the move, flowing topline,well laid back shoulders, lovely finish to croup, strong bone to forelegs, small tight feet.

2 Holley's Wynjill Well Known JW

Such an elegant bitch of racier type, refined all through, long lean head with lovely skull, good head carriage and everything flows to her well angulated quarters, presented in lovely bloom and feathering.

GB(10 abs1)

1 Bouttell's Ixia Ever Hopeful

A well proportioned bitch presented in lovely bloom, well defined occiput and lovely raised brow, dark correctly shaped eye, good angulation fore and aft and sits nicely into her croup.

2 Humphreys' Millcroft Havana Moon Over Henaleas JW

Built on racier lines than1, very appealing head with nice eye and melting expression, lovely shoulder placement and overall angulation, good substance and bone, gave her handler a hard time and kept spoiling her topline.

PGB(18 abs4

Mugford's Lynwood Happy As a Lark JW

1 Eye catching, lovely outline,well carried head, dark eye, low set ears, good lay back of shoulder, strong loin and good finish to croup, moved with great drive.

2 Sheldon's Delsanto Snow Belle JW

Lovely type of bitch with the sweetest of forefaces and muzzle, has great substance, straight front with strong bone, well balanced throughout, would have liked a little more animation on the move.

LB(23 abs 4) Two bitches I greatly admire headed this class and it was a pleasure to go over them.

1 Kolbach's Copper's Wine'N Roses Jun Ch

What a beautiful bitch this is, she moves effortlessly with great extension, using her tail correctly, a picture of grace and refinement, very feminine well balanced head with appealing expression, great reach of neck and shoulder placement, body properties so well proportioned, lovely finish to the croup and tight little feet, just the right amount of coat to complete the picture. I gather she has recently gained her Show Gundog Working Certificate so she is the perfect package and I was delighted to award her the CC.

2 Sturrock's Forfarian Caught You Lookin JW

Another lovely bitch who also excels in movement,so sound and well balanced, lovely sternum and front angulation, strong bone, loved her pasterns and feet, good croup, carries her tail well on the move.

OB(9 abs 1)

1 Ostman's Copper's Under My Umbrella

A very pretty headed bitch, lovely raised brow, good ear placement, correctly shaped dark eye, arched neck, good forechest and spring of rib, strong pasterns, good croup and tailset, short hock to heel, liked her very much, Res CC.

2 Hogsflesh' Sh Ch Lyngor Living Water JW

One I have long admired, an elegant girl built on racier lines than 1, appealing, well balanced head with lovely mischievous expression, topline flows from excellent shoulder placement, great spring of rib, strong loin and sits so nicely into her croup, presented in good hard condition.

Phyllis Pollard.



Three Counties Championship Show
8 June 2014

Judge: Mrs Phylllis Pollard (Grayrigge)
Entry: 196 Dogs making 208 Entries

Bardonhill Slide Show

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Dog Challenge Certificate, his first, and Best of Breed
 was awarded to Camilla Ostman's Muscot
 Int.Ch.Copper's Magiska Under
Bitch Challenge Certificate, her first, was awarded to
Neita, owned by Laura Kolbach
Copper's Wine 'N Roses Jun.Ch.
Res.Dog CC: Edden & Crocker Sh.Ch. Meadway Morrisey
Res.Bitch CC:Ostman Copper's Under My Umbrella
Best Puppy: Heron Caskeys Maestro
Photos kindly supplied by Laura Kolbach and Barbara Gladwish


Congratulations to all the Winners


BOB - OSTMAN - Ms C M Int Ch Copper's Magiska Under
DCC - OSTMAN - Ms C M Int Ch Copper's Magiska Under
RDCC - EDDEN, - Mrs J & CROCKER - Mr B A Sh Ch Meadway Morrisey
BCC - KOLBACH - Ms L Copper's Wine'N Roses Jun Ch
RBCC - OSTMAN - Ms C M Copper's Under My Umbrella
BP - HERON - Mr, - Mrs & - Miss Caskeys Maestro
BV -
Best Breeder -

Minor Puppy - Dog

Entries. 11 Absentees. 2

1. OSTMAN - Ms C M Copper's Snowgrouse
2. MILLIGAN-BOTT, - Mrs D & BOTT - Mr J N Thendara Commitment
3. CONDRON, - Mr & - Mrs & PULLEN, - Mr & ATKIN - Miss Covarney Flapjack
Res. TORPY - Mrs C E Bardonhill Jive Talkin
VHC- WILKINS - Mrs J Margretwoods Gobstopper

Puppy - Dog

Entries. 17 Absentees. 1

1. HERON - Mr, - Mrs & - Miss Caskeys Maestro
2. ARMSTRONG - Mr P Meadway Makenzey
3. MACAULAY - Mr & - Mrs K& L R Caskeys Mischief Of Stylersetts
Res. DRINKWATER - Mr & - Mrs A & B Brabrook Shazalazazoo
VHC- KING, - Miss W & ECCLES - Mr J Zakhan Red Hot

Junior - Dog

Entries. 9 Absentees. 1

1. MILLIGAN-BOTT, - Mrs D & BOTT - Mr J N Paris Match Thendara
2. LUCAS - Mrs P & - Mr P Shandwick Magic Moments Via Amberlight
3. HOGARTH - Mrs P Redclyst Flash
Res. SWAINSTON - Mr K Glenvarna Bo Diddley
VHC- HOLEHAN - Miss W Ferasheen Portadown

Yearling - Dog

Entries. 9 Absentees. 0

1. HOLLEY - Mrs J E Wynjill Well I Am JW
2. STURROCK, - Mrs S & STURROCK - Misses N & J Forfarian I'm Sexy An I Know It JW
3. AXON - Mr G S C & - Mrs J B Brinara Private Eye
Res. EDWARDS - Mrs S E Gwendariff The Pink Panther
VHC- MITCHELL - Mrs P Amblin 's Sweet William

Graduate - Dog

Entries. 11 Absentees. 1

1. NAYLOR, MORRISON & GREENAN Anlory Keltic Blue Sky JW
2. GILKS - Mrs L A Suteresett - Mr Uppity
3. BOUTTELL, - Miss H K & HUMPHREY - Mrs S K Ixia All Being Well
Res. VINCENT, - Miss T M & SPENCER - Mr N J Lynwood What A Lark At Caervista
VHC- WOOD, - Mrs A & KURRING - Miss S Atron Limited Design At Lymish

Post Graduate - Dog

Entries. 19 Absentees. 2

1. MUGFORD - Mr R C & - Mrs J Lynwood Lark In The Dark JW
2. LUCAS - Mrs P & - Mr P Kerryfair Gets Lucky Over Amberlight JW
3. CUDDY - Mr & - Mrs J V & S E Aoibheanne Quite The Rebel By Balbriggan
Res. WILLIAMSON - Mrs L Keljaru Lovely Jubbly
VHC- STOCKTON - Mr & - Mrs K&P Gwendariff Dr Pepper At Kespas

Limit - Dog

Entries. 11 Absentees. 0

1. BOUTTELL, - Mr & - Mrs R - Miss H & HUMPHREY - Mrs S Ixia Joseph JW
2. CUDDY - Mr & - Mrs J V & S E Suteresett Royal Ripple With Balbriggan
3. NAYLOR, - Mr & MORRISON - Miss Anlory Bonarda JW
Res. RICHARDSON - Mrs L A Kirkavagh Hernando Sh.CM
VHC- GRATTON - Mr & - Mrs A P & E C Bardonhill Floating Moon Into Glenlaine JW Sh.CM

Open - Dog

Entries. 9 Absentees. 0

1. OSTMAN - Ms C M Int Ch Copper's Magiska Under
2. EDDEN, - Mrs J & CROCKER - Mr B A Sh Ch Meadway Morrisey
3. CIECHONSKA - Miss E S Sh Ch Copper's Champagne On Ice At Aoibheanne JW Entries.
Res. MCLARNON - Mrs C Glenavna Journey South JW
VHC- STEWART, - Mr A & RITCHIE-SMITH - Miss D Sh Ch Gwendariff Whippersnapper JW

Minor Puppy - Bitch

Entries. 15 Absentees. 1

1. WILSON - Mrs M Copper's Snowqueen Entries. Swed Imp) NAF
2. HILLOCKS - Mrs I Jonola Magic Moment
3. WILKINS - Mrs J Margretwoods Dolly Mixture
Res. BOX - Miss R Bardonhill Afternoon D'lite At Fernstart
VHC- WILDER - Ms D Thendara Bakewell Tart At Riverman

Puppy - Bitch

Entries. 13 Absentees. 2

1. DRIVER - Miss J Caskeys Mystique At Stearnwood
2. KING - Mr S C & - Mrs L M Kirkavagh Zenyatta
3. HEATHER - Mr & - Mrs J E Caskeys Movie Star At Sixoaks NAF
Res. PRICE - Mrs W M Severnvale She's Got
VHC- SLOANE, - Mrs K & SLOANE - Miss G Ferasheen Pavanna

Junior - Bitch

Entries. 12 Absentees. 2

1. CIECHONSKA - Miss E S Aoibheanne's Rough N' Tumble
2. OSTMAN - Ms C M Copper's Roses All Over
3. POWIS - Mr & - Mrs J P Amberwave Feather
Res. HEATHER - Mr & - Mrs J E Caskeys Movie Star At Sixoaks NAF
VHC- CATLING - Mrs P A M Shandwick Love In A Mist For Teleri

Yearling - Bitch

Entries. 12 Absentees. 0

1. STURROCK, - Mrs S & STURROCK - Misses N & J Forfarian Hey Sexy Lady JW
2. HOLLEY - Mrs J E Wynjill Well Known JW
3. BERRY, - Mrs B & MORRIS - Mrs L Brinara Vanity Fair JW
Res. HINSLEA - Mr & - Mrs B F & E Northamber Riot In Rio
VHC- WADE - Mr & - Mrs D S Cataluna Follow That Girl

Graduate - Bitch

Entries. 10 Absentees. 1

1. BOUTTELL, - Mr R & - Mrs D & BOUTTELL - Ms H Ixia Ever Hopeful
2. HUMPHREYS - Mrs J A & - Mr P J Millcroft Havana Moon Over Henaleas JW
3. WILKINS - Mrs J Bardonhill Hetty Bayliss Among Margretwoods JW
Res. HALL - Mrs K A Currowhill Tickle Pink With Glennara Entries. Ikc )
VHC- KAVANAGH - Ms M Withersdale Lady Of Letters

Post Graduate - Bitch

Entries. 18 Absentees. 4

1. MUGFORD - Mr R C & - Mrs J Lynwood Happy As A Lark JW
2. SHELDON - Mrs C A Delsanto Snow Belle JW
3. HALL - Mr P Harreds Florrie
Res. HERON - Mr, - Mrs & - Miss Caskeys Delphine JW
VHC- HUMPHREYS - Mrs J A & - Mr P J Suteresett - Miss Curious About Henaleas JW

Limit - Bitch

Entries. 23 Absentees. 4

1. KOLBACH - Ms L Copper's Wine'N Roses Jun Ch
2. STURROCK, - Mrs S & STURROCK - Misses N & J Forfarian Caught You Lookin JW
3. KLEBO - Miss P Copper's Magical Twist
Res. HUMPHREYS - Mrs J A & - Mr P J Henaleas Carry On Flirting JW
VHC- HINSLEA - Mr & - Mrs B F & E Glenavna Sittin Pretty At Northamber

Open - Bitch

Entries. 9 Absentees. 1

1. OSTMAN - Ms C M Copper's Under My Umbrella
2. HOGSFLESH - Mrs C Sh Ch Lyngor Living Water JW
3. HUNTER, - Ms M & BROWN - Mr W Sh Ch Int Ch Fairhaven Louise Mountbatten At Braid
Res. WATERTON - Miss S Sh Ch Lynwood Kissed By An Angel At Sandstream JW
VHC- NAYLOR, - Mr & MORRISON - Miss Bardonhill Singing Skies Over Anlory JW


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